With just two nursing homes in the city, you only have a few options in Yankton, South Dakota. The nursing homes in this city received a phenomenal city grade of A. Even with only a couple of facilities, this is still quite an accomplishment. We found this city grade is considerably better than the city grade of B- received by the nearby city of Sioux City. Both cities received decent grades, but Yankton appears to be a much better bet. On top of this, Yankton is one of the three highest rated cities in the state of South Dakota.
On top of having excellent nursing homes on the whole, this city's nursing homes really excelled in the area of inspections, where we gave it an A+. Few cities performed better in this area. Our inspection scores are tied to many datapoints found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this category have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. In addition, the city also really excelled in the area of short-term care, where it received an A. Wrapping up its excellent report card, this place earned an A- for its nursing rating and a B+ for long-term care.